Trump threatens mass arrests of undocumented immigrants

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U.S. Border Patrol agents apprehend undocumented migrants after they illegally crossed the U.S.-Mexico border in Mission, Texas, U.S., April 9, 2019. Credit: REUTERS/Loren Elliott.

President Trump recently tweeted plans to remove millions of undocumented immigrants starting next week. However, Immigration and Customs Enforcement does not typically announce enforcement operations beforehand, in order to avoid tipping off undocumented people. There are millions of unauthorized immigrants living in the US. So how will ICE, which is already stretched thin, enforce Trump’s plan?